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, lois, thank you, michael. thank you, keith. >>> the u.s. supreme court has decided to delve into the controversial issue of campaign finance learning how much they can give to individual or candidates. joining me, pete williams. pete, at the heart of this, an alabama man, we know the tremors from the decision could be felt throughout? >> there could be. depending on what the court says. there are two kinds of limits. there are the limits how much money you can give to an individual candidate. now, that's not being challenged but what this alabama businessman backed by the republican national committee says, he's following the other limits, two-year limits on how much total money a person can give to all candidates put together andal the political parties and pacs put together. it works out to $115,000. they say it's unconstitutional for a couple of reasons. they say the number is too low given modern politics. but the reason, they say the reason it limits how much a person can give to a candidate it to avoid corruption. quid pro quo corruption. so he's not challenging the qu
the biggest threat may end up to bring the u.s. to itself. speaking at the university of virginia, warning that the dysfunction in washington when it comes to the economy hurt his credibility. we also said in the global world, there is no longer anything foreign about foreign policy. take a look. >> how we conduct our foreign policy matters more than ever before to our everyday lives. to the opportunities of all the students i met standing outside, whatever year they are here, thinking about the future. it's important not just in terms of the threats we face, but the products that we buy, the goods that we sell and the opportunity that we provide for economic growth and vitality. it's not just about whether we will be compelled to send our troops to another battle, but whether we will be able to send graduates into a thriving workforce. >> joining me now is national security reporter brian bender and former ambassador to greece. it's good to have you here. i want to start with you. what is your impression of how john kerry did? this is his first time in his new with the policy speech. >> i
for undocumented immigrants currently living in the u.s. the leap prompted scathing reaction from senators inside the immigration 8. marco rubio warned if proposed, the president's bill would be dead an arrival in congress. and arizona senator, john mccain, who suggested the white house has a greater strategy at play. >> leaks don't happen in washington by accident. does the president really want a result or does he want anoth another -- to beat up republicans? >> the president's new chief of staff is defending this back-up plan saying the administration is only doing what it promised to do from the very beginning. >> we're doing exactly what the president said we would do last month in las vegas, which is we're preparing, we're going to be ready. let's make sure it doesn't have to be proposed. let's make sure that that group up there, the gang of eight, makes a good progress on these efforts, as much as they say they want to. >> all right. so if the leak proves anything, this president and the white house is working on an immigration reform plan. joining me is texas democratic congressman henry
's in democratic hands in the u.s. senate and the house in republican hands and needs to be a compromise to be able to move things forward. >> thank you very much. have a great weekend. >> you, too. >> thanks a lot. >>> gun crimes taken on a higher profile since the shootings in newtown, connecticut, which reignited the heated debate. as michael isikoff reports, law enforcement officials say serious gaps in the country's gun laus make it hard for them to do their jobs. >> reporter: fbi agents seize add video of the neo-nazi conventi convention. >> reporter: while investigating the owner of an ohio sports goods show. there was an arsenal and what authorities say was a possible racist threat. >> the fbi averted a catastrophe in this case. >> reporter: the store owner, a convicted felon, charged with stockpiling 18 firearms illegally, including assault weapons, shotguns, high capacity magazines and more than 40,000 rounds of ammunition. >> they were all over the place. one in the coat pocket. >> reporter: he served 13 years for homicide in an ohio state prison. under federal law, he was barred from ow
a compromise to recognize they don't control the white house or the u.s. senate. by contrast, obama's offered up entitlement cuts and a willingness for additional cuts to medicare. isn't that the heart of what is compromise? you must offer up something. >> well, they don't think so. there's no election. almost two years before the next election so the fact they're half as popular as president obama, they don't give a rats patootey. >> what do you base that on? >> everything. >> the inaction? >> everything they say and not doing. they're not prepared to negotiate. they want to lock in the sequester cuts and then as luke indicated, negotiate from that lower funding level and then they can say, well, we need more funding for defense. try to hold the line on those cuts in march but they want to go over this particular cliff and i don't see anything that will stop them from that. >> do you agree that the republicans appear not to care. 45% say there's a better approach dealing with this, president obama. 38% congressional republicans. you also saw the numbers of folks say at least in this poll the
is being led by a bohemian authority. the u.s. coast guard and national transportation safety board are also involved. coast guard personnel were on the ship as it was being brought to mobile to interview the passengers so they wouldn't be delayed getting off the ship at docking time. they'll also be talking to crew members. they're going to be looking into what caused the fire, how it was fought, what happened with the passengers, were drills followed, all of these sorts of things. ultimately a report will come out and then maybe some recommendations. the bottom line is that they're trying to make sure this does not happen again. >> all right, mark. thank you very much. and the compensation carnival is offering the passengers is our gut check. do you think they should get more? that does it for this edition of "news nation." it's our baby edition. jen, my producer, is going off to have her first baby. threw go. our new princess. -hi i'm terry. -i'm phyllis. i'm maria, and i have diabetic nerve pain. i felt like my feet were going to sleep. it was like pins and needles sticking in y
to bring you the very latest from south africa. >>> but first, with the ten-year mark of the u.s.-led inn in iraq, we want to bring you "hubris" selling the iraq war. and how faulty intelligence was held up as hard fact. here's a sneak peek. >> simply stated, there is no doubt that saddam hussein now has weapons of mass destruction. there is no doubt that he is amassing them to use against our friends, against our allies and against us. >> i had a seat at the stage next to the lectern where he was speaking. and i literally bolted at that. >> with our help, a liberated iraq can be a great nation once again. >> vice president dick cheney's speech to the veterans of foreign wars is the opening sal very of the bush administration's effort to sell to the american people what white house insiders call "the product." >> thank you very much. >> it was a shock. it was a total shock. i couldn't believe the vice president was saying this. in doing work with the cia on iraq, through all the abbreviation i heard at langely, i never saw one piece of credible evidence that there was an ongoing program.
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